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Eric J. Hall: Pat Summitt's Candor Is a 'Win' for Young-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Every time news hits about Pat Summitt -- not about her victories with the University of Tennessee women's basketball team, but about her fight with dementia -- it's a win for the cause.
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Pat Summitt Talks About Her Dementia Diagnosis and Plans to Continue Coaching (Video, Transcript)

Mental Health / Alzheimer's : Alzheimer's Reading Room

" The doctors at the Mayo Clinic diagnosed me with early onset dementia (“Alzheimer’s Type”) at the age of 59. " Alzheimer's Reading Room Pat Summitt Most sports fans, men and women alike, know the name Pat Summitt. Pat and her team...

Very Sad News For Tennessee's Hall of Fame Coach Pat Summitt

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars

This is very sad news for a great women's college basketball icon. Tennessee's Pat Summitt plans to coach "as long as the good Lord is willing" despite recently being diagnosed with early onset dementia. In a statement from Summitt ...

Pat Summitt's Toughest Opponent Yet: Early Onset Dementia

News : NewsFeed

Pat Summitt is the winningest coach in the history of college basketball, men's or women's — she has 1,071 of them. When she announced that she had been diagnosed with the early onset dementia, Alzheimer's type, on Tuesday, a sense ...

Pat Summitt Diagnosed With Early Onset Dementia

Basketball / NBA : The Hoop Doctors

August 23, 2011 – The Hoop Doctors The University of Tennessee Lady Vols coach and Hall of Famer does not have any quit in her and will try to coach this season despite this diagnosis… Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt ...

Lady Vols' Coach Pat Summitt Diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia

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University of Tennessee’s women’s basketball coach, and Basketball Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, has been diagnosed with early onset dementia, according to CBS news. Summitt, who’s coached the Tennessee Lady Vols for 37 years, will con...


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